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Myrtle Beach Zip Line officially closes

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David Hucks
David Hucks
David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at

The Myrtle Beach Zip Line has officially closed. The Zip Line operated at the former location of the Myrtle Beach Pavilion. The former Myrtle Beach Pavilion and the land is located on 8th Avenue North adjacent to Ocean Boulevard. The property is owned by Burroughs and Chapin Company.

Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures announced on Facebook that they have permanently shut down their facility.

They recommend that those seeking adventure should consider visiting one of their other establishments in Georgia, Alabama, or Kentucky.

Georgia Locations:

  • Located in Whitesburg, Georgia, the Historic Banning Mills Adventure Resort offers a unique and historic experience for guests.
  • Amicalola Falls State Park is located in Dawsonville, Georgia.
  • Unicoi State Park, Helen, GA
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell, GA

The entire block just south of the land was purchased by the City of Myrtle Beach. The city is currently looking for a private/public partner to develop the area.

The History of Burroughs and Chapin

The roots of Burroughs and Chapin run deep, dating back to the early 20th century when Franklin G. Burroughs and Simeon B. Chapin founded the Burroughs and Chapin Company in 1895. The company started as a lumber business, but soon expanded into real estate development, tourism, and entertainment. Over the years, the company has played an integral role in eventually becoming the pivotal business in the city’s development.

Over the years, Burroughs and Chapin expanded their portfolio, investing in properties that became landmarks in the community. Their commitment to quality and innovation set them apart as key players in shaping Myrtle Beach into the bustling destination it is today.

Through strategic planning and dedication to excellence, Burroughs and Chapin have left an indelible mark on Myrtle Beach’s landscape. Their legacy continues to thrive, embodying a rich history of visionaries who transformed a coastal town into a premier vacation entertainment destination.

Properties Owned by Burroughs and Chapin in Myrtle Beach

Burroughs and Chapin is a prominent name in Myrtle Beach, known for its extensive portfolio of properties that dot the beautiful coastline. From luxury resorts to commercial spaces, they have a variety of real estate holdings in this popular vacation destination.

The company also owns prime retail locations and entertainment venues along the Grand Strand including Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing.

Their diverse property offerings cater to families, couples, and solo travelers alike.

With their strategic location choices and commitment to quality service, it’s no wonder that Burroughs and Chapin properties are sought after by visitors looking for an unforgettable Myrtle Beach experience.

Contributions to the Community

Burroughs and Chapin have been deeply rooted in the Myrtle Beach community for decades, contributing in various ways to support and enhance the area. From sponsoring local events and charities to investing in community development projects, their commitment to giving back is evident.

One significant contribution is their focus on sustainable practices within their properties, ensuring they are environmentally friendly and benefit the surrounding ecosystem. By prioritizing sustainability, Burroughs and Chapin show their dedication to preserving the natural beauty of Myrtle Beach for future generations.

Additionally, the company actively participate in initiatives that promote education, health, and wellness in the community. Through partnerships with schools, healthcare organizations, and recreational facilities, they strive to make a positive impact on residents’ lives beyond just providing real estate developments.

Burroughs and Chapin’s contributions go beyond business success; they demonstrate a genuine commitment to fostering a thriving and inclusive community in Myrtle Beach.

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